1 Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Grease and flour six 8-inch pans.
2 In a large bowl mix together white sugar, shortening, eggs, soda, baking powder, flour, salt, buttermilk, and vanilla. Divide batter into 6 equal parts. Press into prepared pans.
3 Bake at 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) for ten minutes.
4 To Make Filling: To the cooked and mashed apples, add the brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice, and mix. Layer 1 cake, spread filling between layer on top and sides. Do this with each of the 6 layers. Let stand at least 12 hours before cutting.